2.20.17 MINUTES

Fork Township Supervisor, Wade Caryl, called the Regular Meeting of the Fork Township Board to order at 7:00 p.m.  The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag was recited.

 

Roll call of board members:  Wade Caryl-present, Roberta Hazen-present, Amanda Vogel-present, Pam Gilbert-present, Jennifer Johnson-absent. 4 Present 1 absent.

Public in attendance:  Various

 

Wade Caryl motioned to accept the Resolution from Tri-County Electric.  Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Approval of the Minutes

Wade Caryl motioned to approve regular meeting minutes of January 19, 2016 with corrections.  Pam Gilbert seconded. Vote: All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Approval of The Treasurers Report

Pam Gilbert  motioned to accept Treasurers Report as presented.  Roberta Hazen seconded. Vote: All ayes. Motion carried.

 

Treasurers Report:

 

General Fund                                                                        $166,222.94

Fire Op Fund                                                                          $17,190.98

First Responders Rescue Fund                                            $10,652.99

Fire Equipment Fund CD                                                   $117,953.40

Fire Equipment Fund                                                          $170,104.20

Tax Collection                                                                         $51,147.80

East Fork Cemetery Flower Fund                                         $3,759.83

East Fork Cemetery Trust fund                                          $12,751.00

Flake Cemetery Trust Fund                                                $16,500.00

Merrill Lake Park-SA Fund                                                  $1,333.32

Merrill Lake Roads-SA Fund                                               $1,020.69

West Chippewa Vista-SA Fund                                           $5939.57

 

 

Approval of the Bills: Wade Caryl motioned to approve the bills as presented:

 

General Fund     12258-12297 void 12273,12276,12278

and 12294                                   $8159.58

Fire OP Fund                  4927-4944 void 4944                       $2,833.80

Rescue Fund                             2523                                           $77.64

Merrill Lake Improv                   700                                           $14.19

 

Amanda Vogel seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

 

Unfinished Business: 

 

  1. Fork/Barryton Community Fire Dept:  The monthly report was presented by Fire Chief Terry Vogel.

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Terry to purchase officer training book for $108.00 plus shipping. Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to allow Terry to purchase four bottles for $2000.00 plus shipping.  Pam Gilbert seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to allow Terry to purchase oil pump, meter valve, and 15 gallon drain pan with cost of 565.00 with shipping. Roberta Hazen seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

 

  1. Fork Township Rescue: The monthly report was presented by Supervisor Terry Vogel.

 

 

  1. Community Center: The monthly report was presented by the Manager Jessica Caryl.

 

 

  1. Cemeteries: No Report.

 

 

  1. West Chippewa Vista Committee: No report.

Discussed the issue with the Vista. Will revist at the April meeting.

 

  1. Merrill Lake Roads & Park Committee: No report.

 

 

New Business:

Recycle(electronics)

Mecosta County can have a trailer available for electronics only, Wade will check into this.

 

Road Brining

 

Wade Caryl motioned to do one additional brine application for 2017 at cost of $3700.00. Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-no and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

 

Public Comment:  Many various community members voiced their concerns with the issue of the possibility of not building an elementary in Barryton.

 

Wade Caryl motioned to establish a resolution to help keep an elementary school in Barryton Prek-5th grade.  Pam Gilbert seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

Reports:

Wade Caryl, Supervisor –

Reminder of annual meeting set for March 25, 2016 at 9am.

 

Roberta Hazen, Clerk-

 

Wade Caryl motioned to adopt Resolution R-2017-01 Supervisor salary as presented.  Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel motioned to adopt Resolution R-2017-02 Clerk salary as presented.  Wade Caryl seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Pam Gilbert motioned to adopt Resolution R-2017-03 Treasurer salary as presented.  Wade Caryl seconded.  Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to adopt Resolution R-2017-04 Trustee salary as presented.  Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Roberta Hazen motioned to allow the Fire and Rescue payroll to be printed and distributed prior to meeting. Amanda Vogel seconded. Roll call vote:  Wade Caryl-yes, Roberta Hazen-yes, Amanda Vogel-yes, Pam Gilbert-yes and Jennifer Johnson-absent.  Motion carried.

 

Amanda Vogel, Treasurer- no report.

 

Pam Gilbert, Trustee-

Discussed solid waste committee.

 

Jennifer Johnson, Trustee-absent.

 

Adjournment: 

Wade Caryl motioned to adjourn at 9:00 p.m. Pam Gilbert seconded. All Ayes. Motion carried.

 

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Roberta Hazen, Fork Township Clerk   Approved:  3-25-2017